We are delighted to have local artists exhibiting their work at Tilefield Barn. Please get in touch with Amanda or the artist themselves if you are interested in any of the art you have seen.
Kathryn Dalziel Classical & Contemporary Painter
In 1996 Kathryn introduced equine portraits into her portfolio, as a horse lover it was a natural progression and her horse paintings are considered to be some of her best works. Using the sight-size method her paintings are close, life-like portrayals of the subject.
Resident artist at the Spanish Riding School
During her painting career Kathryn was selected as resident artist at the Spanish School of Riding in Vienna where she spent the summer sketching and painting the fabulous Lipizzaner horses in situ. Inspired by the movement and ability of these amazing horses she went on to visit the Lipizzaner stud at Piber in the Austrian mountains to paint the horses running free in their natural environment.
Recently Kathryn has written and illustrated the Questairo children’s book series, released as an iBook and all about horses, albeit fictional characters based on life. The first book ‘Epona’ tells the story of a silver horse and the charming illustrations show the life-like characters of the different horses.
Find out more at http://kathryndalziel.info
Celia is predominantly known for her bold representational landscapes. They are as much psychological as real. Moody, vibrant, bursting with energy, her paintings draw the viewer in and make them dart around over valley and nether dale.
She did a set of 5 paintings. Her aim was to really capture the atmosphere of the festival. She is going back this November and hopes to continue the series on her return.
Find out more about Celia at https://www.celiawilkinson.co.uk
Jo Monck is a professional Photojournalist based in both Oxfordshire and the Isle of Wight.
For the last ten years she has covered many major equine events both in the UK and abroad.
Jo is the official photographer for All The Queens Horses at the London New Years Day Parade.